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Doctor Who: The Coming of the Terraphiles by Michael Moorcock
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2.0 out of 5 stars Deeply disappointing, 26 April 2013
Why 2 stars? One star would imply it could not be worse, and three stars would imply it was, under some circumstances, worth buying. This is not.

A nonsense story in which the crucial action takes place in background and the key events are related in info dumps in the last 20 or so pages.

Some people have referred to this in the same context as Douglas Adams. At best this is "Cargo Cult Adams": built to look superficially like a DA book, but is in reality meandering dross. It is repetitive, nonsensical, slow, and devoid of a single decently drawn character.

Do not buy this book. As someone else has commented, it represents both the worst Dr Who and the worst… Read more